Check out these upcoming dates!  Mark your calendars so you do not miss the Marching Band Parent Informational Coffee Meet and Greet, General Membership Meeting, Poker Nights (opportunity to earn money for you student’s band fees), Car Washes (another way to make money for the program),  and when NEW Marching Band Member rehearsals begin this summer!

  • Date: July 7, 8:45am-9:45am
    What: Marching Band Parent Informational Coffee Meet and Greet
    Where: Abbott middle School
  • Date: July 12, 7:00PM
    What: General Membership Meeting
    Where: Orchard Lake Middle School.  Room location pending
  • Date: July 29, 30 and 31
    What: Poker Nights – We are offering you a great way to earn credit toward your child’s band fees.  Simply work a Poker Fundraiser Shift!
    Why: Your child will receive $25 credit in their band account for every shift you work, the band gains much needed funds to sustain our program and keep our costs down.
    NOTE: Any person over age 18 can work these shifts, so consider bringing a family member or friend with you.

    It’s easy and all you have to do is show up and be the cashier, they do all the rest!  Please contact Danielle Fantich at to sign up for shifts or for any questions.
  • Date: July 16 and August 6
    Where: Orchard Lake Middle School
    When: 11:00am – 3:00pm
    IN CASE OF RAIN: July 17 and August 7 (same times)
    11:00AM – 1:00PM OR 1:00PM -3:00PM
    We need 20+ students and/or parents
    STUDENTS & PARENTS:  Please contact Danielle Fantich, if you able to work the event AND/OR donate any of the following items for our car wash: Hoses, splitters for hoses, towels, orange cones, car wash soap, neon/white poster boards, water bottles, snacks.|
    NOTE: We will need everyone that is volunteering to bring extra towels because we will go through a lot of them.
  • Date: Starting July 7
    What: New Marching Band Member Practices
    Note: Please take a moment to look at the calendar.  New marching band woodwind and brass members start practices on July 7.  Drumline and Color Guard start on July 11.
    Where: All practices are at Abbott Middle School.